Design-A-Palooza was created to connect and celebrate local design organizations. Come to the event to learn about these participating non-profits:
ASID Colorado is the leading professional association for ALL interior designers regardless of practice specialty. We provide our members with relevant programming and opportunities to connect with peers. We advocate for the profession through education and media outreach, provide leadership opportunities and training to develop the design leaders of the future. Please visit our website.
The International Interior Design Association’s Rocky Mountain Chapter is dedicated to excellence in design by providing educational as well as networking opportunities to its members. IIDA RMC has three centers of activity in Colorado: Denver, Southern Colorado (SoCo), and Northern Colorado (NoCo). Denver features large community events like the Prêt a Porter Fashion Show and the BESTawards featuring Brilliantly Executed Spaces and Thinking. Learn more by visiting our website.
Women in Design (WiD) is a 501c3 non-profit that thrives on the diverse professions of its members welcoming women (and supportive men) in professions that support the building design and construction industry – architects, landscape architects, engineers, urban planners, interior designers, contractors, and all others who are interested in the organization. Please visit our website to learn more and become a member.
Leading the business in networking, NEWH programs and events are THE place to build relationships throughout the hospitality world. Our members boast executive leadership positions in all walks of the industry including management companies, ownership, interior designers, manufacturers and hospitality educators. The entrepreneurial spirit is strong amongst our many members. Most importantly, our members lead by example, reaching out and serving their local communities through educational programs and volunteer projects, and supporting educational institutions through mentoring students and donating thousands of dollars each year in scholarship awards to deserving students. Please visit our website to learn more!
The Colorado Interior Design Coalition is a not-for-profit volunteer organization, advocating legislation that concerns interior designers in the state of Colorado. Our mission is to promote, protect and enhance the interior design profession in legislative and regulatory matters and to establish standards and legal recognition for the practice of interior design as it relates to the health, safety and welfare of the public. Also, to protect interior designers permitting rights to their fullest extent as allowed by law, through education, advocacy and outreach. Please visit our website to learn more!
ZeroLandfill™ is an award-winning ‘upcycling’ program held seasonally that diverts expired designer samples and supports the supply needs of local artists and art educators while reducing pressure on local landfill capacity. These samples are carpet remnants, laminate chips, tile, luxury vinyl tile, fabrics, empty binders and much, much more! Please visit our website or Facebook for additional information and volunteer opportunities.